Best online classifieds

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by skford, Oct 26, 2018.

  1. skford

    skford New Member

    Oct 24, 2018
    Hi Fellas,

    This is my first post as I just discovered this forum. I'm surprised I didn't find it sooner as I truly am a 1911 addict. That said, I need to cull the heard. Changing taste has left me interested in different models and I need get some guns out of the safe before more go in.

    Obviously I will use the classifieds here but beyond that which online classifieds do you guys think are the best?

    Thanks for any and all help!
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  2. Mike Meints

    Mike Meints Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2017
    If you follow our classified closely , you probably won't have enough money to shop elsewhere !
    Welcome from Michigan !
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  3. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    Every single 1911 I own came from the classifieds here. Plus a few wheelguns and others too. I don’t use any other online source.
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  4. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    And...welcome to the site! 0E5E950C-71BF-449A-94D4-7D655584974D.jpeg
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  5. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    Our online classified are the best! In addition to high quality 1911s, you can also find a amazing deals on SIG classic P-series pistols. In fact, there is a like new P226 Enhanced Elite going for less than $700 shipped! How could anyone pass on such a deal. :angel:
  6. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    welcome from Scottsdale, AZ. I have had good luck selling here and GB, if it's priced right (not what you think the end of the rainbow price is but a solid price in this market) it'll sell. High quality pictures help also.

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  7. daved20319

    daved20319 Active Member

    Jun 27, 2018
    If your primary focus is 1911's, this is THE site. If your interests are more varied, Northwest Firearms Forum has an active and varied classifieds. As does, but it's found under the Equipment Exchange. I keep an eye out on all of these, as well as a couple of others, my focus has shifted/narrowed to DA/SA CZ's with decockers, although CZ's show up frequently, the decocker versions, not so much. Later, and GLWYS's.

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  8. john_anch_ak

    john_anch_ak Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 7, 2017
  9. Babboonbobo

    Babboonbobo Avatar is back to my favorite things!

    Nov 18, 2014
    Welcome from nw Ohio.....and please for God’s sake read our classified rules! Most people don’t and just anger the members.

    You will find this place is awesome.
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  10. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    Welcome from philly
  11. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    Stack em deep and sell em cheap.
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  12. skford

    skford New Member

    Oct 24, 2018
    Thanks for all the warm welcomes guys! As far as selling goes do you think our classifieds here work as well as the biggies? I have a dealer that has some items on Guns International for me and it's not very effective so far. I don't know if that's because GI is not that effective or it's just the slow market or some combination of both.
  13. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    The market is down a bit, but you will find serious buyers here just about year around. I’ve sold a few things and they don’t last long. Of course I price things at the super crazy Reds price. LOL

    Here’s a piece I just now brought home. It’s very nice and I think I got the better end of the deal on. I almost feel bad. 22BBBF00-F576-488C-A93B-7ED5C17C9636.jpeg 191D7DB4-73C5-482D-9185-51658BB3DBA5.jpeg
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  14. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    I can see that your seller spared no expense on packaging.
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  15. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    I’m having a hard time finding the original thread to leave feedback. It was packed very well. It is more than I expected.
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  16. tarosean

    tarosean Well-Known Member

    Apr 7, 2013

    The ones who weed out the riff raff.
    places like Armslist, Texasguntrader, ____ guntrader are full of scammers to where its not even worth it to go to the site.

    I primarily stick to gunbroker and here.

    A) I only buy from rated members
    B) I am not interested in run of the mill crap I can buy anywhere.

    You will still need to get a rating here for people to even contemplate your wares.

    I dont care about any ratings on another site or your word. I need proof :)
  17. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    I ain’t even got a garage, you can ask my wife!
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  18. switchback

    switchback Well-Known Member

    Jun 2, 2014
    Welcome. I've had many pleasant transactions here @Addicts
  19. Karl Beining

    Karl Beining Well-Known Member Sponsor

    Oct 8, 2015
    Hey I cleaned the shop floor packing that up special for Red! I didn't send him any dirty Q-tips either :D:D:D
  20. aaronsappl

    aaronsappl Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2015
    The classified here is my favorite, great deals , great and honest people on here. You can check out there feedback.
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